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Hosea Moffitt

Hosea Moffitt (November 17, 1757 - August 31, 1825) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Born in Stephentown, New York, MoffittDuring the Revolutionary War served as ensign and later as lieutenant in the Fourth (Second Rensselaerwyck Battalion) Regiment, Albany County Militia. He was in the Justice of the Peace in 1791. Town clerk in 1791 and 1797. He served as member of the State assembly in 1794, 1795, and 1801. He was appointed brigadier general of militia March 22, 1806. Supervisor of the town of Stephentown 1806-1809. Sheriff of Rensselaer County 1810-1811.

Moffitt was elected as a Federalist to the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Congresses (March 4, 1813-March 3, 1817). He served as member of the board of managers of the Rensselaer County Bible Society in 1815. He died in Stephentown, New York, August 31, 1825. He was interred in Old Presbyterian Cemetery on "Presbyterian Hill," at Garfield, in the town of Stephentown, New York.



Preceded by
Silas Stow
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 10th congressional district

1813 - 1817
Succeeded by
John P. Cushman

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